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501 Evans St, Morehead City, NC 28557
252-247-3111
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Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout
Description: It is our goal to please every customer who walks through our doors. If...
It is our goal to please every customer who walks through our doors. If you have a complaint please contact one of our managers.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average dinner

Nothing was awful, but nothing was great either. We got popcorn shrimp, grilled chicken and a broiled seafood mixture. Service was really good, but food was just average, and a little pricey for not getting anything spectacular.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Evansville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

A local recommended the restaurant to us. The service was great and the food was delicious. Large portions at a good price. The Flounder del Ray is a must as well as their squash casserole. They have memorabilia from and pictures hung so make sure to take the time to soak some of them in!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Nothing was awful, but nothing was great either. We got popcorn shrimp, grilled chicken and a broiled seafood mixture. Service was really good, but food was just average, and a little pricey for not getting anything spectacular.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I ordered 4 take out meals for dinner. I was told to pick them up at 7:40. I arrived at 7:43 and was told by a foul mouthed, gum smacking teenager that my order was not ready yet. I waited for 10 minutes, asked again about my order and was told that it was not ready. I waited another 10... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Having grown up going here to eat, I was very excited to take my son here and share in the experience that I had as a young boy. After eating here for the first time in 4 years I can honestly say the food is bland and not freshly made to order. The price has always been high, but the... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We love coming here. The staff here is so friendly and welcoming. The restaurant is so clean and has such a nice atmosphere with a great view. We really like the soft shell crab sandwich and the boiled shrimp salad for lunch. The hush puppies are great! Pick up a postcard on the way out because it has the recipe... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

I was at this restaurant June 20. The food was terrible and very expensive. So bad that I had to write this review as soon as we got home. The pre-meal hush puppies were the worst I have ever had anywhere. Mind you, it was 4 pm and we had not ate all day and were starving, but we could... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Good food and drinks, average prices for waterfront dinning. Watched all the sport fishing boats coming in to dock after a day of fishing while having dinner, very relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was a very excellent place to dine. It had the best carb legs, scallops, and everything else. It had the best service that I have ever had. The prices where great too. They where the best seafood prices in Atlantic beach area with great food. It had so much seating that you never had to wait. All and... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

While on vacation, my family and I tend to only eat out twice due to the cost. We loved this place so much that we ate there 3 times. The service was great, the food was great and we thought the prices were relatively reasonable compared to other places. My son got the soft shell crab sandwich twice, my husband... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Blackbeard must own this place. The broiled seafood platter was unseasoned and rubbery. The service was really slow. I felt robbed after paying so much for tasteless, old seafood. Nothing tasted fresh. We went home and Ate Eggo waffles. What a rip off.

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Additional Information about Sanitary Fish Market & Restaurant

Address: 501 Evans St, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone Number: 252-247-3111
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 501 Evans St, Morehead City, NC 28557
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: 252-247-3111

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

It is our goal to please every customer who walks through our doors. If you have a complaint please contact one of our managers.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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